Why Leadership Will Be Even Harder in the Future

Why Leadership Will Be Even Harder in the Future

July 03, 2018 1 Comment

Most acknowledge the difficulty of being in leadership. Whether church, non-profit, or the marketplace, the tension of leadership continues to grow exponentially. I don't see it improving anytime soon. But here are some areas to be aware of.

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2018 Canadian Church Leaders Conference - Highlights and Conference Notes

2018 Canadian Church Leaders Conference - Highlights and Conference Notes

June 20, 2018

This year, along with two staff members from our church, I attended the Canadian Church Leaders Conference held June 14-16th at Connexus Church in Barrie, Ontario. The Canadian focus, coupled with the conference theme of 'Change is Good', produced a much needed shot of inspiration and encouragement.

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Scrivener for Sermons - or Other Important Writing that is Critical for Your Life

Scrivener for Sermons - or Other Important Writing that is Critical for Your Life

June 11, 2018 2 Comments

I love technology, especially when it comes in the form of productivity tools that really make a difference in my life. Though I'm a big proponent of the benefits of technology I can remember only a handful of times when I gushed with excitement over a product.

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The Two Main Factors that Determines the Winner in Any Election

The Two Main Factors that Determines the Winner in Any Election

June 06, 2018

If you live in Ontario you know that there is an election right around the corner. Ontarian's go to the polls on Thursday, June 7th, and if anything can be said about this election is that its been a lesson in leadership missteps. Regardless, there are two factors that determine who wins an election.

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The Main Reasons People Seek Out a Church

The Main Reasons People Seek Out a Church

May 28, 2018

I continue to hear and read about the decline in church attendance. Even among the demographic of committed members, they are showing up less. It's troublesome to say the least. Especially when church has a lot to offer.

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The Enduring Power of Love

The Enduring Power of Love

May 23, 2018

A lot has been written since the wedding of Prince Harry and Meagan Markle. Yes, I was one of the many who rose early in the day to watch the royal extravaganza. Whatever your reason for watching, the ceremony produced a number of surprises. The biggest surprise for me should not have been a surprise at all.

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Not Growing Spiritually? Here Are 6 Reasons Why You're Likely Floundering.

Not Growing Spiritually? Here Are 6 Reasons Why You're Likely Floundering.

May 15, 2018 2 Comments

Spiritual growth can be difficult. To complicate matters further, there is no one-size-fits-all formula for growth. We are all wired uniquely and have different ways of learning and growing. Regardless of how you best connect with God, there are some basics we can all examine to see where we're stuck.

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Giving a Message? Here are the Common Struggles Every Audience Shares.

Giving a Message? Here are the Common Struggles Every Audience Shares.

May 08, 2018

I've had the pleasure of preaching in a church for little over twenty years. I consider it to be one of the most difficult tasks of a pastor, while at the same time one of the most rewarding.

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